There are 5 restaurants on Balitai campus under the management of the Reception Service Center, including Foreign Guesthouse restaurant, Mingzhuyuan restaurant, Yiyuan restaurant, Aida Guesthouse restaurant and Jingyuan restaurant. The total business space covers an area of more than 1700 square meters, providing about 1000 seats and other service facilities. The restaurants offer à la carte, buffet, a complete meal at a fixed price and other forms.
a. The Foreign Guesthouse Restaurant covers an area of 280 square meters with nine private rooms of various types, including one for 30 guests, one for 18 guests, three for 10 guests and four for less than 10 guests. The restaurant can accommodate 110 guests at the same time, mainly serving Jiangnan food.
b. The Mingzhuyuan Restaurant covers an area of 260 square meters with 7 private rooms of diverse types, including one for 20 guests, four for 10 guests, and two for less than 10 guests. The restaurant can accommodate 180 guests at the same time，mainly serving Cantonese food.
c. The Yiyuan Restaurant is located between No. 2 and No. 3 buildings of Yiyuan. It covers an area of 500 square meters with four private rooms on the two floors, including one private room for 18 guests and three private rooms for 10 guests. The restaurant can accommodate more than 300 people at the same time, mainly serving fast food.
d. The Aida Guesthouse Restaurant is located at the south end of Yiyuan road, covering an area of 400 square meters with one private room for 28 guests and one private room for 16 guests. The restaurant can accommodate more than 200 people at the same time, mainly serving Hangzhou food.
e. The Jingyuan Restaurant is situated in the North Village of Nankai University, covering an area of 320 square meters. With three private rooms, the restaurant can accommodate more than 120 people at the same time, offering green home-style dishes.
There are 7 Buildings on Balitai Campus under the management of the Reception Service Center, including Mingzhuyuan Hotel, Foreign Guesthouse, Yiyuan Hotel Building 2, 3, and 4, Nankai-Aichi Guesthouse and Jingyuan Hotel. There are 563 rooms with a total of 1072 beds, including 38 suites, 432 standard rooms, 34 single rooms, 40 twin rooms, 5 triple rooms, 14 king-size rooms.
a. The Foreign Guesthouse was completed in 1982. As the first foreign-related hotel in our school, it contains 23 apartment-type rooms with separate kitchen and bathroom as well as a full set of office and living furniture, aggregating to 44 beds in various types. The Foreign Guesthouse mainly receives foreign experts and scholars.
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b. The Mingzhuyuan Hotel was completed in 1999 and redecorated according to the standards of four-star hotels in May 2009. It contains 5 suites, 77 standard rooms and 9 king size rooms, with a total of 168 beds. The Mingzhuyuan receives various meetings and important events.
c. Aida Guesthouse was completed in 1998. It contains 3 suites, 90 standard rooms and 6 single rooms, with a total of 189 beds. Since Aichi University in Japan conducts Chinese language teaching in Nankai University every year, the guesthouse receives students from Aichi University and accommodation for foreign students and foreign exchange activities.
d. The Yiyuan Hotel Building 2 was completed in December 1986 and renovated in 2013. It contains 109 standard rooms and 12 single rooms, with a total of 230 beds, which receives foreign students.
e. The Yiyuan Hotel Building 3 was completed in December 1986 and renovated in 2013. It contains 3 suites, 12 standard rooms, 6 single rooms, 40 double rooms and 5 king-size rooms. It contains 124 beds of various types, which undertake meetings on campus and the accommodation for the guests home and abroad.
f. The Yiyuan Hotel Building 4 was completed in September 1996 and renovated in April 2006. It contains 4 suites, 80 standard rooms, 5 triple rooms and 10 single rooms, aggregating to 189 beds in various types. The hotel receives foreign students, including various meetings of the school and accommodation for the guests coming to the school.
g. The Jingyuan Hotel is located in Beicun residential area (the North Village) in Nankai University with a beautiful environment. It was completed in 1991 and renovated in 2012. It contains 64 standard rooms and 128 beds, which undertakes the accommodation for foreign students and foreign exchange activities.